Dominic Thiem Hires Benjamin Ebrahimzadeh As Coach

Dominic Thiem has hired Benjamin Ebrahimzadeh as his new coach. Ebrahimzadeh has coached many players including Viktoria Azarenka, Natalia Vikhlyantseva, and Angelique Kerber.

Unlike his previous coach Nicolas Massu, Ebrahimzadeh is known for his straight talk.

Intensity and scope have gotten much higher over the past four weeks. Benny says things straight to my face and shows me how I can reach my performance limit,

-Dominic Thiem

Thiem is watching videos of his game and making changes to the game based on the new coach’s input

One example is the position on the pitch. Since Indian Wells and Miami I’ve been hammering the ball again with full intensity and he said you can see that my wrist is really good again. But it’s relatively useless if I each take the ball at the same level.” I saw for myself how big the difference is.”.

Ebrahimzadeh plays a dual role – he is coach and physiotherapist. Thiem is also working with a mental coach to handle stressful situation better both on and off the court.

Earlier this year, Dominic Thiem split with Kosmos, which was managing his business interests. His business interests are now managed by his brother Moritz Thiem.

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Cincinnati Masters May Move To Charlotte By 2026

Western & Southern Open, popularly known as the Cincinnati Masters will move to Charlotte, North Carolina by 2026. The tournament was bought by Beemok Capital Group which is controlled by billionaire Ben Navarro.

Discussions are underway for a $400 million tennis complex in Charlotte . $132 million of those funds will come from local public funding through the city.

The tennis complex will have 4 stadiums and 40 tennis courts including hard, clay, and indoor courts. The 50-acre tennis stadium was a seating capacity of 12,400.

There’s a lot of work to do, we’re evaluating the future of the tournament,

-Ford Perry, CEO of Beemok.

In addition to hosting the Masters event, the tournament plans to conduct other lower-level tennis tournaments, concerts, festivals, and corporate events. A final decision on the move is expected in late summer.

Cincinnati Masters has a long history in the city. The first event was held in 1899 and it is the oldest tennis tournament played in the original city.

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